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6 Jun 2023 21:54:38 EDT (-0400)
  Re: QR command line option  
From: Alain
Date: 14 Nov 2009 22:05:31
Message: <4aff6ffb@news.povray.org>

> John Coppens schrieb:
>> Hello people.
>> I was trying to get kpovmodeler to use 3.7beta, and thought I was there.
>> But then I got a command-line problem. It seems 3.7 doesn't accept +QR as
>> an option anymore (does it?).
>> Kpovmodeler always seems to generate +(or -)QR, so this means some patch
>> to the source code...
>> I couldn't find any reference to the QR flag in the changelog. Is this
>> change documented somewhere?
> That switch has been deprecated for years, at least since 3.6, which 
> doesn't even mention it in its documentation, and just gracefully ignore 
> it with the following warning:
>     Radiosity commandline/INI switch is not needed in POV-Ray 3.5.
>     Add a radiosity{}-block to your scene to turn on radiosity.
> Unfortunately, it will only output this message if the parameter is 
> turned /off/, so some pepople may not have been warned about it.

Looking at that message, I'd say it was already deprecated in version 3.5.

It's very probable that the last version that effectively used it was 3.1.


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